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Table 4 Associations of advice received with maternal postpartum diet and physical activity

From: Maternal dietary intake and physical activity habits during the postpartum period: associations with clinician advice in a sample of Australian first time mothers

  n (%)   n (%)   β-coef (95%CI) p-value OR/RRR (95%CI) p-value
Advice during pregnancy    Advice since delivering this babya        
Eating a healthy diet?    Eating a healthy diet?        
 Yes 390 87.1 Yes 213 47.5 Fruit meeting recommendations    0.91(0.58,1.43) 0.668
 No 58 12.9 No 235 52.5 Veg meeting recommendations    0.69(0.31,1.54) 0.363
       Soft drink intake (glasses)     
       < one glass    1.21b (0.75,1.97) 0.432
       ≥ one glass    1.58b (0.80,3.11) 0.192
       Non-core snack food (DEF score) 0.05(−0.03,0.13) 0.225   
Being physically active?    Being physically active?    Physical activity (min/week)     
 Yes 368 82.8 Yes 231 51.9 Total time Walking 0.50 (−0.99,2.00) 0.504   
 No 77 17.2 No 213 48.1 PA meeting recommendations 0.16 (−1.03,1.35) 0.791 1.08 (0.73, 1.60) 0.702
  1. aAnalyses controlled for maternal age, education, income, postpartum BMI and / or GWG and clustering by first time mother’s group
  2. bwhere soft drink intake ‘none’ was used as the reference category